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Lymph Glands On Top Of Head
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Afriend has a problem that each time he bows his head to study, the lymph glands below the tonsils and the tonsils themselves got infected, why is that?
Infection healed, lymph nodes increasing?! I had 3 swollen in underarm and now 1 in other arm. Behind back of my head, have 2 bumps and swollen gland?
Go back to doc: To be certain everything is ok. May still be clearing but be certain you are fine. ...Read more
Day 3 after tonsillectomy. Very swollen & tender lymph glands causing sore neck, teeth, face, and head. Is this normal? What can I do to relieve pain?
Yes: If taking antibiotics, after 3 days, might wanna consider changing antibiotic. First 3 days are the worst. You should start to feel progressively better every day thereafter. An antiinfllamatory in combination with the antibiotics usually causes almost complete resolution of these symptoms. ...Read more
Swoll salivary gland lft side, swoll lymph nodes both sides. Ct scan clear. Jaw pain, headaches back of head when off antibiot. What could it be?
Vague: Hard to say without a thorough exam, history and some testing. See a Dr. Asap ...Read more
Wrong question: The question should be. ..Whats causing the the lymph node under your neck to ache. Reccomend a visit your dr he may send you to an ENT dr to have it checked out. ...Read more
Salivary gland stone: May not be lymph gland. May be salivary gland. Sudden swelling and pain or discomfort can be due to a stone stuck in salivary gland. Lymph nodes don't usually get big suddenly. Got fever? Is it warm? Dental problems? Any other swellings? Check with doc. Rx often with fluids, sour stuff (stimulate saliva production), warm compresses; sometimes antibiotics if evidence of infection. See your doc. ...Read more
Do you think my bronchitis is the reason my lymph nodes under my chin near the salivatory gland to swell?
Yes: Head and neck nodes can flare up during upper respiratory tract infections ...Read more
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Painful nodes: Point toward infectious etiology, and jaw pain may indicate dental cause, particularly closed off abcess. Dentist & x-ray would be my first stop. The list is longer for painless nodes. In the area under the tongue/floor of mouth, a salivary gland can be the cause with a duct obstruction. ...Read more
I had a protected sex 2 months ago, then I got Swollen Lymph Gland under my left jaw, just on the left side it's been for a while, is it HIV symptom?
Is it normal to feel lymph nodes in a 2 yr ok'd healthy girl bk of neck rt side by ear. Dr felt and said it was normal gland second opinion neccesary?
Probably normal: All children develop reactive lymph nodes, because they are developing their immune systems. As they are exposed to different things, including bacteria and viruses, they will have enlargement of lymph nodes, particularly in the head and neck. This is very typical, and if your doctor does not believe it a problem, you should trust their judgement. ...Read more
My salivatory gland or lymph node in that area right under/on chin bone swollen the size of a canadian loonie and hurts followed by cough and tirednes?
See a doctor:
What you are feeling could be enlarged salivary gland, or it could be an enlarged lymph nodes reacting to a viral, or bacterial event.
first chew a gum or a hard candy that will stimulate the salivary gland.
you need to see a doctor in case you need antibiotic fir the enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more
Hello, im not clear on whether I have a cyst or a swollen lymph gland. It is under my jaw next to my artery. It Hurts when I move or touch it.
Do see a doc...: A new growth like you described, needs to be examined by a doctor. It may be either of the things you described or something else but only by seeing the location and getting a feel of it would a doc know what to do next. Best to you. ...Read more
Swollen gland under chin on right side, lymph node that sticks out, pain in neck and shoulders, Reynauds, anxiety, slightly elevated lupus scan.?
Hello I can feel a lymph node or a gland on both sides of my jaw, one in the lower back and two in the neck, I have no symptoms of a flu or a cold
Depends on Health: You will need an examination and an evaluation. I doubt the one on the back is a lymph node and maybe his sister lipoma. So your physician is the best way to clarify this. ...Read more
Yes: Certain adenoviruses can cause these problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
Continuous chains: Lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They are all connected so they cannot just break off, it may have shrunk or pushed deep. ...Read more
I have a sore under my tongue, around the sublingual gland and lymph node under chin is enlarged. What could be going on?
I have swollen lymph gland in my groin region and I had it aftervhaving sex I had fever and then on my face a big boil its burst please pls help?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
I have a lymph node or a gland right under the right side of my jaw it hurts to touch and kinda hurts when I talk. Hurts all the way to my ear help?
Some infection: A painful swollen node is a sign of an infection. On your jaw it could be from your teeth or another place in your neck or upper chest. The best way to know is to get an exam. If you can feel problems in your mouth it would be better to go to your dentist. ...Read more
I found a lump near my ear. Ultrasound result back as 12mm benign lymph node and fatty replaced nodes in perotid gland. What could this be?
I got mouth ulcer inside but this time I feel my lymph gland on my right cheek is bigger and painful now goes down to my upper neck. What I can get
Dull continuous ache under my jaw on the left side (could be gland or lymph node) & up toward my ear. Duration of 3 days. Should I get it checked out?
Pain under jaw: Pain under or around the jaw can be due to: TMJ (joint issues); dental issues (misalignment, cavity, abscess); if a mass is present, consider: infection, tumor (benign or malignant); severe pain down toward neck can be more serious and requires immediate treatment; referred pain to or from an ear issue is also possible. An MD can help you determine cause. Dr. Rex Ruiz in Centerville is honest MD. ...Read more
I dvlpd a 2cm pea sz lump under my RT earlobe inside the skin/parotid gland area causing hot pulsing sensation. Ctscan showed normal lymph what is it?
Lymph node: The CT shows the size of a lymph node. Doesn't necessarily say what is inside and going on there. It is not out of the question that this lymph node is say infected. It is best to talk to your doc ...Read more
The tip of my penis is red and sometimes it gets flaky skin around the lips and my lymph gland on the right in my thigh are swollen what could this be?
Go to your doctor: Go see your doctor for an appropriate physical exam and history. He may run some tests as well. That is the only way to know for sure. ...Read more
I have Sjogrens syndrome and have had to have both submandibular salivary glands removed and now on both sides of my neck below the jaw the lymph nodes are very hard and have not changed for almost a year do I need to be concerned?
Swollen partoid gland, 2 swollen lymph nodes under chin, and severe headache no fever no other symptoms, what could be wrong?
Needs doctor's: Evaluation, cannot be helped online, your description warrants physical encounter with good history and examination, good luck ...Read more